Boots to Business

Veterans own nearly 1 in 10 of all U.S. small businesses

MCBL is honored to participate in the Boots to Business program here in Hawaii in partnership with SBA’s Resource Partners, SCORE Mentors, Small Business Development Centers, and Veterans Business Outreach Centers and the Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University.

Hawaii ranks #5 in the Nation for The Boots to Business Veteran Outreach Program! The program is available free for participating installations to service members and their dependents transitioning or retiring from the U.S. military.

 

Program Topics

The two-step training program includes:

  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship Two-Day Course – a two-day classroom course offered as one of the three Transition GPS elective tracks
  • Foundations of Entrepreneurship – an eight-week, instructor-led online course that offers in-depth instruction on the elements of a business plan and tips and techniques for starting a business

Key Dates

 

March 14 and 15, 2018 at Schofield Barracks

April 17 and 18, 2018 at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam

May 9 and 10, 2018 at Schofield Barracks

May 23 and 24, 2018 at Schofield Barracks

July 18 and 19, 2018 at Marine Corps Base Hawaii

August 15 and 16, 2018 at Schofield Barracks (spouses only)

September 12 and 13, 2018 at Schofield Barracks

October 9 and 10, 2018 at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam

November 28 and 29, 2018 at Schofield Barracks

benefits

 

 
 
 

Cost

FREE- for participating installations to service members and their dependents transitioning or retiring from the U.S. military.

More Information

Local News: Ho'okele News

To learn more information about Boots to Business, please email us at boots-to-business@sba.gov(link sends e-mail)or call 202-205-VET1 (202-205-8381).

For more SBA resources for veterans, visit SBA.gov/vets.